Browsing Category : Cover story

Is all hope lost?! (No, you may not downgrade me… final part)


So what would they tell their younger selves if they had a chance?! “I would tell myself at ages 5, 15 and 20 that I am fabulous the way I am” xxx “Embrace your curves, fuck everyone who thinks you are fat.” Pandora Roa Brynildsen “Girl you is popppiiin, dat melanin is poppin don’t worry. You got this!” Aeini Kutenbe…

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The revealing truths (part 2, no you may not downgrade m…)


Let’s continue… Sue Chintu A Zambian model based in Sweden says her definition of beauty growing up was basically white beauty standards. She now has a wider view of beauty. “My view of beauty is inclusive of all ethnicities and is not limited to physical beauty. I think that society/media/fashion nowadays is slowing working towards improving the beauty norms, which…

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No, you may not downgrade me, my beauty or my magic! (Part 1)


Growing up as a colored nappy chubby girl in a small Swedish town in the early eighties was everything but fun or easy.All I remember is struggle. Identity struggle. Skin tone struggle. Nappy hair struggle. Chubby girl struggle. Prejudice struggle. Every damn day there was a struggle. All I remember is fighting for my right to exist in so many…

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Prints to hide your winter blues!


Growing up I loved prints and mix match, never did I think I would meet a designer who was so creative in both areas here in Sweden but lord was I wrong! Introducing to all our Fashion 9one1 readers one of my right now favourite printmakers, Sarah from Sweden’s “down under” Skåne. Work, work, work, work, work! As you might…

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The Queen who creates red carpet slayage!


I don’t see Africa the way other/media se it and I want to portray that.   Your a designer based in Sweden with West African roots, a muslimah and proud hijab wearer yet your designs are very bold and somewhat sexy. What goes through your mind when you create a garment and how much do you care about all prejudices…

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The Socialista exclusive: TK Tycoon


“I LEFT HIP HOP TO DO HOUSE MUSIC BECAUSE THAT’S WHERE I BELONGED” Adetokunbo Adedoyin better known by his stage name TK Tycoon is a Nigerian born artist and music producer based in Sweden, well known for his unique sound which is a blend of electronic music and rap. He made his debut in 2009 with the song ‘Guy Like…

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The Socialista exclusive; Timaya


“I WANT MY MUSIC TO BE BIG LIKE GANGNAM STYLE” ENETIMI ALFRED ODON better known as Nigerian artist Timaya, the man behind the hits Bum Bum, Ukwu and Plantain boy was in Stockholm for his European tour. I sat down with him at the VIP and Press mingle at Urkraft before his show at En Arena. Welcome and thank you for taking this…

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A fika with international model Roger Dupé


Fashion9one1 sits down for a “fika” with model Roger Dupé in a busy coffee shop in his hometown Västerås, about an hour’s drive from Stockholm. Name: Roger Dupé Age: Just turned 25 Family: 2 sisters and a brother Occupation: Model Professional career: Has done campaigns for H&M, NK, Philipp Plein, Macy’s. Editorials for GQ France, Bon Magazine, Elle Sweden. Walked…

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The Socialista exclusive; Tiah Knox


LUCK IS WHEN PREPARATION MEETS OPPORTUNITY Youma- It is a great privilege to conduct an exclusive interview with such a phenomenal woman like yourself. Having done a little research about you, I’ve come to realize that you are a very successful young lady with great achievements, which boosted my interest to interview you for Fashion 911. First off, I would…

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The world is ours!


The attacks in Paris in November scared the three photographers Madeleine, Noshin and Ivana. They were completely terrified! For the first time it was a threat to us, the youth in the West world. Madeleine, Noshin and Ivana formulated together an idea of ​​how they would transform their fear into positivity and strength. The result is a photo exhibition by,…

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